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Event dates for 2014–2015 added below. Put these dates on your calendar and start planning today!

Please Pre-Register for ALL Campus Events to help us prepare for your visit.

If your schedule requires a personalized visit date, please contact us.


We're throwing a special party for all students who complete their application and are accepted for enrollment in 2015!


Twenty-four hours in the life of an MVNU student. Attend class, worship in chapel, stay in the dorms. For fall 2015 applied and accepted students only.

Slam Dunks and Slices

FREE pizza and prizes along with exciting Cougar basketball are all awaiting you! Youth groups of all sizes are welcome.

Little Sibs Weekend

Have an older brother or sister at MVNU? Enjoy all that campus offers by spending the weekend with him/her.

Middle School Only

Youth groups and school groups of 6th-8th graders are invited to attend this action-packed, fun-filled overnight event!

Nazarene Youth Events

  • BLAST: June 11–13, 2015
  • Tri-State Bible Quiz: November 21–22, 2014
  • NYI Regional Quiz: April 30–May 2, 2015


SonFest is Mount Vernon Nazarene University's annual music festival.

  • October 4, 2014

New Student Orientation

  • NSO Session #1: TBA 2015
  • NSO Session #2: TBA 2015
  • PSEO Orientation: Aug. 8, 2014


Welcome Week

  • Move In Day: August 29, 2014
  • New Student Institute: August 30, 2014
  • Welcome Week Activities: August 31–September 6, 2014
  • First Day of Classes: September 1, 2014

Hosted Events

  • OMEA Honors Band: Date TBA
  • Ohio Distinguished Young Women Dinner: February 17, 2014
  • ACSI Speech Meet: March 17, 2015

Alive Music Festival

  • June 18–21, 2014 @ Atwood Lake Park in Mineral City, Ohio

Homeschool Convention

  • TBA @ Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio

The National Bible Bee

  • TBA @ Wilderness Stone Hill Lodge and Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville, Tennessee